Drive Testing Reveals Gaps in Broadband Coverage That Could Impact Public Safety

Columbus, OH – (May 30, 2017) – Just how connected is southeast Ohio? It’s the question the Ohio Department of Transportation asked Connected Nation’s (CN) subsidiary, Connect Ohio, to answer in an effort to improve its dispatch and routing software and hardware. Chip Spann is the Director of Engineering & Technical Services (ETS) for CN and leads the drive-testing work …

Executive Director, Office of School Connectivity (State of Iowa)

Status: Open Location: Des Moines, IA Full-time, Exempt Posted: October 20, 2017 The Executive Director, Office of School Connectivity Strategy (State of Iowa) is a state-based leadership position that is focused on significantly improving the speed, cost, and reliability of school Internet and WAN connectivity for all public schools across Iowa. This position requires in-depth knowledge of, and significant experience …

Northwest Pennsylvania Broadband Initiative: A Plan to Connect Residents, Schools, Businesses

Meadville, PA. (January 24, 2018) – After six months of research, the Northwest Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission, working in partnership with Connected Nation, has completed an in-depth assessment of the region’s current broadband environment and developed a Technology Action Plan to address its future needs. This plan identifies key projects and actions that can be taken to improve broadband …

VIDEO: What a Presidential Executive Order Really Means for Rural America

President Trump recently signed an executive order and presidential memorandum meant to help speed up the expansion of broadband (high-speed internet) in rural communities. The two actions remove some of the barriers that stand in the way of expansion. “It’s a big statement from this administration to let the country know where rural America is in their priority,” said Tom …

Connected Nation Again Named Among The Best Places to Work in Kentucky

Bowling Green, Ky. (January 18, 2018) – Connected Nation, Inc. has once again been named among the Best Places to Work in Kentucky. This is the 8th year that the nonprofit has received the distinction. “This honor reflects not only our commitment to our mission but to our staff,’” said Tom Ferree, Chairman and CEO for Connected Nation. “We make a point …

‘Feed the Need’ Food Drive

Connected Nation’s office located in Bowling Green, Kentucky participated in United Way’s ‘Feed the Need’ food drive.  During this activity, employees are encouraged to collect non-perishable food items to be donated to local food banks.  Learn more about United Way.